Amanda Nielsen

Amanda Nielsen, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Amanda is a Nebraska native but spent most of her childhood in Missoula, Montana. She completed her undergraduate degree in Exercises Science at Montana State University in Bozeman and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Amanda has continued her education with advanced training in the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute. She joined TAI in 2013 and enjoys treating patients throughout the lifespan with a variety of musculoskeletal issues. Her special interests include treatment of lower extremity injuries, athletic rehabilitation and pelvic floor wellness.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband in the great outdoors. Her interests include hiking, camping, skiing and training for triathlons.

Articles written by Amanda Nielsen

Hydration
Hydration and Exercise

Staying well hydrated during exercise is always important, particularly as the temperature continues to climb. Not getting enough water during your morning run, forgetting to sip while hiking on the trail, or sweating a ton while gardening under that steamy sun can send us on a path to dehydration doom. To avoid turning into a raisin during your summer activities, check out these guidelines for proper hydration.

Urinary Incontinence: Do you have it?

Urinary incontinence (UI) is the involuntary leakage of urine. It affects 25 million adult Americans and an astounding 26% of females between the ages of 18 and 59. So why don’t we hear about it more often? Perhaps, it is because we have been told that it is a “normal” process of aging? Or maybe the topic is just too embarrassing to bring up?